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6th December 2011, 06:57 AM   |  #1  
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Is there a dlna/upnp media player that can stream 1080p mkv/720p mkv files without installing a server on the laptop/pc?
7th December 2011, 05:29 PM   |  #2  
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Is there a dlna/upnp media player that can stream 1080p mkv/720p mkv files without installing a server on the laptop/pc?

Try Skifta from the market. Works on both my NCs.
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Just tested Skifta in the NT and works great for video and photos... I don't stream any music so can't say there...
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Anybody able to get it to find mkv files?
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Anybody able to get it to find mkv files?

I just copied a .mkv over to the server and it found it fine. And played fine with MX Player.
9th December 2011, 04:46 AM   |  #6  
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Is there a dlna/upnp media player that can stream 1080p mkv/720p mkv files without installing a server on the laptop/pc?

That's how dlna works...there has to be a server and a client.

The only application I have found that works correctly is BubbleUPNP but you also have to install MX video player and the matroska codec because android does not natively support mkv

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bubbleupnp and mobo player; I configured mobo player to soft decode. You can get the codex from here.

http://www.moboplayer.com/plugin/page/product_en

I installed all of the arm v7 codex's. With this setup, I can stream most of my mkv files from my xbmc and windows media server. Keep in mind that the mkv file format is really just a container and can contain different types of media formats.
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That's how dlna works...there has to be a server and a client.

The only application I have found that works correctly is BubbleUPNP but you also have to install MX video player and the matroska codec because android does not natively support mkv

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how do you install the codec?
14th December 2011, 07:39 AM   |  #9  
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I am only able to play 2 mins or so of my files with Skifta before it loses video and audio and I have to back out of the video its so annoying as I only have a 2gig Mirco SDcard that I share with my wii so I dont have that full space for videos. I use Moboplayer on the NT and I try using Skifta but as I said it only plays 2 mins before it stops playing.

Edit: Ok after swtiching to mx player it seems to be running much better now I have been watching one of my movies for over an hour now and there havent been any issues.
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how do you install the codec?

The first time you try to open an MKV container, it will lead you to the market. The version you want is ARM7.

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